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Press Releases from Markilux (65 total)

Automation continues to make advances

markilux is developing a squaring table to simplify certain work processes The markilux technical cover making department has, to a large extent, already been automated. And this development is being extended to even more workplaces. Soon, a new squaring table in the factory will undergo a testing phase. It is supposed to make cutting the awning covers to size more efficient and further simplify this work process. Machine-controlled processes in industry are

So that production runs smoothly

markilux is continuously perfecting its work processes For many years, markilux has been finetuning the processes it employs in the company. And this means its ‘Continual Improvement Process’ (CIP). It is an important tool as it ensures greater efficiency and that the continually growing order volume can be handled. Look carefully at what works well and then see what can be done better. Awning manufacturer markilux has sensitised its employees to this,

The easy way to buy an awning

The easy way to buy an awning markilux has contrived to make its website even more customer friendly Staying in the flow, developing things further - for awning specialist markilux, these are things that form a solid part of its business strategy. This meant that after three years, it was time to launch an updated and modernised version of its website. The goal: the end consumer should be able to find their

Success at home and abroad

The markilux brand has established itself in its international core markets markilux has not only expanded its market in German-speaking countries (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), but has also continuously developed its international business in recent years. Today the company cooperates with around 300 specialist dealers in a large number of countries. The core markets of France, Great Britain, Denmark, the Netherlands and Italy are, however, particularly important for sales. The awning

With a view of the ‘Berlin Wall’

markilux has embellished ‘Hotel Schulz’ with a solar protection system So, markilux has planned and realised solar shading for yet another hotel project. ‘Hotel Schulz’, situated in the centre of Berlin. has been provided with a generously proportioned pergola awning system. Since then, the outdoor terrace has been fulfilling the function of extended breakfast room. If needed, the the system can be completely closed in using vertical roller blinds. ‘Hotel Schulz’ is

Success across the whole range

The folding-arm cassette awning MX-3 by markilux has met the taste of the end consumer The MX-3 has been on the market since 2019 . The company had invested many years of development into the product. So expectations were correspondingly high as to how the awning would score with the end consumer. This seems to have borne fruit as after the first two years the MX-3 is in the process of

All-round versatility

Free-standing awnings turn your favourite spot in the garden into a holiday resort Today, gardens and terraces serve as multifunctional outdoor areas. They are places to relax, exercise and pursue one's hobbies. This is also where the family meets to spend time together. And, over the last few months, quite a few people have even set up their workplace here when the weather was good. A particularly versatile solar protection system

Time out under a ‘Pergola Heaven’

Awning family lends garden and patio a homely touch Those who wish to be able to use their patio or garden all year round should give some thought to acquiring a good sun and wet weather protection system. The markilux range of pergolas puts no less than three options at your disposal already. And a wide range of accessories guarantees you can enjoy many cosy hours under your awning roof. For many,

Study Indicates a Growing Presence

The new Corporate Design has made markilux even more well known At the beginning of last year, markilux introduced its own fresh new logo. It is meant to be a reflection of a modern, successful company. A target group analysis by the Sinus Institute was commissioned at the end of 2020 and showed a marked increase in brand presence since 2016. A year ago, markilux's Corporate Design was given a facelift. Last

For a successful season

markilux equips golf clubs with large-scale awning systems Today, outdoor sports are very popular. Golf is also gaining more and more followers and is now considered a popular sport where you can work up a good sweat in the summer. And that is why, after their round of golf, players enjoy relaxing on the clubhouse patio or terrace of the club restaurant, protected from the heat, wind and rain. Manufacturer markilux

Third prize in a row

The ‘pergola stretch’ awning by markilux has received the ‘German Innovation Award’ 2021 The new large-format ‘pergola stretch’ by markilux can rejoice in being awarded yet another prize. The ‘German Innovation Award’ was recently conferred on it by the German Design Council in Frankfurt am Main in the competition class ‘Excellence in Business to Business - Building & Elements’ in the category ‘Winner’. The raison d'être of new products is that they

A very special milestone

The 1.5 millionth awning has left the markilux factory In 1972, markilux sold its first 500 ready-made awnings. Recently the company produced its 1.5 millionth awning. This special number exemplifies the strong transformation of the brand and its products over almost five decades. A symbolic markilux awning recently set off on its journey to Hamburg. It is the 1.5 millionth to have left the factory. “The model was an MX-3, which embodies

Cooler Look

The folding-arm awning ‘MX-1 compact’ stylishly embellishes a house The ‘MX-1 compact’ makes a great impression with its futuristic design, large dimensions and many technical refinements. New LED downlights in the housing emphasise its sleek appearance. As does the front styling profile which can be backlit to make it a real eyecatcher. Those who have a penchant for a modern, luxurious living style will embrace this awning with open arms. The ‘MX-1

The best of both

The ‘MX-1’ and ‘MX-1 compact’ by markilux become one The ‘MX-1’ and the ‘MX-1 compact’ are - according to their manufacturer markilux - awnings of a superlative order. Their futuristic design, their size and their many technological highlights have been impressing customers for five years already, especially those who are enthusiastic about architecture and modern product design. But now the two models are to meld into one. The reason being: the

Timeless designer pieces

1.5 million awnings made so far Developing awnings that defy wind and weather and bring glamour to houses with modern chic is something that has to be learned. And this is exactly what awning expert markilux is committed to. According to the manufacturer, almost 50 years of tinkering plus a wealth of know-how have gone into its products. Just recently, the 1.5 millionth awning left the factory - an MX-3 , a

At the heart of Manhattan

markilux with a showroom in the New York Design Center The head office of markilux in North America has been located in downtown New York since autumn 2019. Last summer, the awning specialist put the finishing touches to its first showroom there in the New York Design Center on Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. The location is ideal for the company because the Center is home to a number of top-class brands

Digital Trade Fair Receives Positive Evaluation

Participation in the ‘R+T digital’ was a clear success for markilux In February markilux presented its product innovations for 2021 at the four-day ‘R+T digital’ Trade Fair. The company was able to draw a positive balance with regard to the fair. Interest for the new products and innovations proved to be large and it was very professionally organised. Nevertheless, one is still looking forward to the next ‘Physical R+T’ and to

A Gold Award

The ‘pergola stretch’ by markilux has been awarded the Innovation Prize at the ‘R+T digital’ trade fair The ‘pergola model’ developed by awning expert markilux was able to impress with its size and sophisticated technology during the nomination of the innovation prize 2021 at the International Trade Fair ‘R+T digital’. For example, the unique toothed drive belt of this awning with folding awning cover has made it possible to build impressive

A challenging year

markilux with an increase in turnover despite the corona virus pandemic The coronavirus turned the world upside down in 2020. Companies had to completely reorganise their work processes from one moment to the next. And markilux was no exception. The awning manufacturer transformed its production, introduced mobile, digital working for its employees and mobilised end consumers via a 'social distancing campaign'. According to markilux, it was a tour de force, but

New LED light system for awnings

LED Line ensures a cosy atmosphere in the evening Awnings are not only used to provide protection from the sun. They also offer homely comfort in the evening, as the awning cover retains the residual heat of the day for longer. And that means you can spend hours outside, whether in a private garden or on an outside terrace at a hotel or restaurant. Warm, accentuated lighting, a feature of many

New integrated LED lighting for awnings

An LED Line lighting strip ensures cosy evenings on balconies and patios Awnings are no longer only used for the sole purpose of providing protection from the sun. They also offer homely comfort in the evening, as the awning cover retains the residual heat of the day for longer. And that means you can spend hours outside. Warm, accentuated lighting, a feature of many awnings today, makes for a cosy atmosphere.

New, accentuated lighting for awnings

LED Line lighting strip ensures cosy evenings on balconies and patios An awning doesn’t just protect you from the sun. You can also spend plenty of pleasant hours under it in the evening as the awning cover retains the warmth of the day a little longer. Warm, accentuated lighting also helps the feel-good factor. And that is why markilux has equipped four awning models with special LED lighting. Light has always been

Weather protection you can slide up

The ‘format lift” from markilux provides protection against the wind and the sun Awning manufacturer markilux has launched a further model, the ‘format lift”, providing protection against the wind and prying eyes. The system of textile-covered aluminium frames slides up smoothly. It is particularly interesting for the hospitality sector because you can connect several frames together and thus protect outdoor seating areas from adverse weather conditions. Both sun and wind can spoil

More privacy and wind protection

In the ‘format lift’, markilux is bringing out a new screen system The ‘format lift’ by markilux is a fashionably designed privacy and wind protection screen which forms part of the ‘format’ series of products. The screen consists of an aluminium frame covered by a tensioned piece of fabric which can be slid up and down on lateral posts. The ‘lift’ version of the format can be used as a stand-alone

A private atmosphere outside

Create your own space with the 'format lift' screen The 'format lift' by markilux is a stylish weather protection system which also ensures that inquisitive glances from outside have absolutely no chance of disturbing the way you relax in your own private sphere. You can set up the aluminium frames fitted with outdoor solar protection covers either on their own or to surround an entire patio. The frames, which can fitted

Shiny chic

A "Metal Look" in awnings gives a classy and individual appearance When it comes to furnishings, natural materials are currently all the rage. And that includes metal, an evergreen in living trends. Warm tones such as copper, brass and bronze are particularly in demand. Since last year, this warm look has also been available for some markilux awnings. The “Selection MX” is a particularly elegant range of colours for some markilux awnings.

'Smart Art' for House and Garden

markilux merges art with awning fabrics Manufacturer markilux gives its fabric collection an update. 16 artistically designed patterns bearing the name: ‘smart art - the art of smart printing’ give awning fabrics new impetus. They are based on a special technique used in direct digital printing. Weatherproof latex dyes make the patterns glow vividly. And the attractive pattern is even visible from the underside of the cover. These exclusive patterns are

Works of art for house and garden

The smart art way of printing awning covers Awning covers protect you from the sun, wind and rain. They colourfully decorate your house and garden and emphasise one's own style of furnishing. Now there are even fabrics that allow art to be applied to an awning cover. The 16 new 'smart art' fabrics from awning manufacturer markilux showcase flower blossoms, leaves, dots, geometrical shapes and motifs reminiscent of modern acrylic painting. The

Metal style for exclusive taste

‘Selection MX’ from markilux serves current furnishing trend Since last year, surfaces in real metal have given the front profiles of the MX models from markilux a special shine. The perfect complement: colour recommendations for cassette and awning cover. This concept, the ‘Selection MX’, is particularly popular with end customers who are looking for something exquisite in their awning. Metal as an accentuating touch is an evergreen in the furnishing world. This

Awning that protects large open areas

The "pergola stretch" offers generous protection against the vagaries of the weather Manufacturer markilux has brought another "pergola awning" onto the market. A "stretch" version. The toothed belt-driven operating system makes it possible to offer even larger sizes. The use of waterproof fabrics protects reliably against rain as well. Large awnings often function both as solar and rain protection at the same time. The hospitality sector, in particular, is able to reap

Larger sizes by virtue of new drive technology

The "pergola stretch" offers all-round weather protection in considerable sizes The markilux pergola range has been expanded by the addition of the new "stretch version". The toothed belt-driven operating system makes it possible to offer even larger sizes. In combination with waterproof (for purpose) covers, it also offers protection against rain. Patios in private gardens have been turned into "Lounge" areas which can be used all year round. In this context, large

An awning in XXL format

The "pergola stretch" offers generous protection against sun and rain Those who have a spacious garden or a large patio and would like to use it to escape the heat of summer or be able to relax outside in almost any weather, will relish what the "pergola stretch" has to offer, as this awning is both sun and wet weather protection in one and provides it in the most impressive of

A solar protection fabric offering new high-tech protection

The fabric "sunvas perla FR" by markilux has been made waterproof for purpose by means of its special coating and - from now on - is also highly flame retardant. "sunvas perla FR" is a solar protection fabric produced by the awning manufacturer markilux, which has recently been made not only waterproof (for purpose) but also highly flame retardant in compliance with the B1 fire prevention class. This results from the

Keeping the heat out

Vertical roller blinds make sure the house stays cool and save energy at the same time. Climate change has been blessing / cursing us with hot summers for a few years already. To keep temperatures bearable in house, air conditioning units and fans are being used more and more. However, these tend to use a lot of power. Consequently it makes more sense to shade large vertical areas of glass with

More time outdoors

Awnings make outdoor living possible in almost any weather Anyone buying a quality awning today usually gets more than just sun protection. Because there are special extras such as matching side screens and vertical blinds. To a certain extent these additional features turn the products into general all-round weather protection. Even when the sun isn't shining, you can still sit back and relax outside. Awnings provide shade. They provide protection against warmth

Fast track to your dream awning

The markilux configurator facilitates product selection In the search for an awning, useful online tools can be very helpful: for example the configurator provided by markilux. It will help you to quickly find exactly the right sun protection. Anyone planning to buy an awning for a patio or balcony will be taken with this practical tool: the markilux product configurator. This recently relaunched online tool is very easy to use. It invites

Privacy with a special appeal

New wind protection and extra privacy for patios and gardens When you're enjoying a relaxing moment, you do not want to be disturbed by prying eyes. On your patio or balcony, you usually need extra protection to ensure privacy, for example with the textile screen system "format" from markilux. The more hectic everyday life becomes, the more you want to be able to enjoy leisure time without being disturbed. Not only in

Adding a touch of shine to a building

Awnings in a new metal look as a special highlight The metal style has long since been a focal element in the furnishing world - whether furniture, accessories, wall colours or facade elements. Now awnings too are starting to appear in the hip metal style. Metallic paints are now embellishing three models from manufacturer markilux, giving awnings a sense of anything from classic to modern chic. Metal is elegant and robust. And

A multi-talent for the conservatory

The awning fabric "perfotex" offers multiple forms of protection Conservatories and open glass canopies on the patio are in need of solar protection. Ideally the shading used for this should be fitted above the surface of the glass. This ensures that a large percentage of the UV radiation does not reach the inside in the first place. With the special fabric "perfotex", awning expert markilux offers a solar protection fabric that

It has to be attractive and convenient

An awning is not just something that protects you from the sun; today it is also a lifestyle product Quality products have to do a lot more than just work well to attract purchasers. Today customers attach great importance to modern design and extras which make use as convenient as possible. And this is also true of awnings. In the higher price segment, you can now find high-tech products in a

Impressive shading solution for large patios

Awnings employing guide track systems score highly by virtue of their large dimensions and wind stability These days modern houses often have wide windows facing the garden with spacious patios running up to them. They offer the opportunity to create an al fresco living area in the garden. These large solar protection requirements are best served by awnings in which the cover runs in and out along lateral guide tracks. They

Happy under an awning heaven

Made-to-measure sun protection ensures a cosy atmosphere on balconies and patios When the sun is shining, it literally draws us outside because its warmth gives us energy and makes us feel good. But it's not long before we start looking for a shady place. And awnings are genuine all-rounders when it comes to providing shade. They offer made-to-measure protection from the heat and the damaging UV rays of the sun and

Quality every step of the way

The awning manufacturer markilux only makes its products available when all processes have been subjected to strict checks and they have been tested and documented accordingly. Technically, an awning is extremely complex. If an awning is to work safely and without a hitch for decades, high standards have to be maintained when it comes to material, design and production. To ensure this, all development and production steps at markilux are certified

Striking weather protection

Awning roof provides protection against the sun, wind and cold Anyone wanting to enjoy the summer spends as much time as they can in their own garden or on the patio. But unfortunately the sun is not always shining, especially the further north you go, where you can experience the occasional shower. Pergolas and patio roofs are thus very popular because these mean you can be outside in virtually any weather.

Simple and intuitive

3D awning visualisation app has new features If you want to buy an awning, you have to know exactly which model will suit the particular type of house you have in mind and also satisfy the individual requirements of the prospective user. This is when you need an app which will show you whether the colour, shape and design look the way you imagine them before you actually buy the awning.

With an elegant aura

This full cassette awning from markilux is deliberately purist in shape and colour and is thus at the height of fashion Simple, straightforward design has been setting the tone for furniture and architecture for years now. And preferences in terms of colour seem very much to be focussing on restrained tones, such as grey, beige and brown: a trend that is accentuating function and the matter-of-fact. This style has also been

Tone in tone

Harmonious colours shield against the sun Awnings are now available all of a piece in terms of colour. markilux is offering two of its models either in vibrant colour combinations or in non-colour tones. When things are tone in tone, they exude harmony and calm, regardless of whether you opt for a colourful or neutral variant. With its two designer awnings, the MX-3 and 970, awning expert markilux shows how to stand

Because guests like it cosy

Outdoor guest areas designed to be inviting and relaxing using awning systems markilux - the awning professional - offers a specialised product line for shading large outdoor areas. It is of interest to the restaurant and hotel trades, amongst others. This is because there are many opportunities to create personalised scenarios thanks to the great variety of differing awning systems, which can be combined. Excellent and recent examples of this are

From the idea to the start of production

markilux products are planned meticulously. And that is certainly also true of the cassette awning MX-3, the result of around two years of development work Generally speaking, ideas for new products don't just fall from the sky and it is rare for a new product to follow a vision in its pure form. Usually the creation of a new product involves a longer process of exact observation and analysis which ultimately

Customer request satisfied

Awning manufacturer markilux looks back with satisfaction on the introductory year of its fabric collection 2018+ A year after markilux's new awning fabric collection was introduced into the market, the company has said it is completely satisfied with the feedback it has received from its customers. The more comprehensive layout of the collection, the large range of plain-coloured fabrics and false plains, as well as the variety of fabric patterns, have

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